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At Malpas Dental Care our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.
Find out more about each of our practice team members below.
BDS (Wales) 1981
GDC No. 55453
Keith Morgan graduated from Cardiff Dental School in 1981 and has worked in Newport for 28 years.
His clinical interests include all aspects of cosmetic dentistry including invisalign, crown and bridge, tooth whitening and Cerec 3D.
Mr Morgan ia a dental volunteer with Operation Smile, assisting with the reconstruction of cleft lips and palates in the third world. In 2008 he was the dental member of their first mission to Papua New Guinea, assisting with seventy four surgical cases, operating aboard the US Navy Hospital Ship Mercy. In 2009 he worked in Kenya, and he has just returned from a mission to Cambodia. As well as being a guest on various radio shows, and participating in dental phone-ins, in April 2010 BBC Radio Wales broadcast two 30 minute documentaries recorded by Keith while on the mission to Papua New Guinea.
Keith and Nicola have worked together for over 30 years.
Outside work he enjoys skiing, diving and walking his two dogs Fergus and Winston.
Dentist with Special Interest in Dental Implants
BDS (Wales) 2000
GDC No. 77511
Dr James Critchley is an enormously experienced restorative dentist with over 21 years in practice in and around Cheltenham providing family, implant, and cosmetic dentistry. James’ passion for dentistry started at an early age following his father who was one of the UK’s leading implant dentists. Such was James’ interest in dental implants that he started his post-graduate training before he had even completed his dental degree, spending time at the home of dental implants in Gothenberg Sweden. This was followed by time in America being mentored by some of the world's top cosmetic dentists. To date, James has completed 1600 cases.
His post-graduate training is still focused on spending time directly with the worlds leading dentists in the fields of implant dentistry and cosmetic dentistry. This has meant James has built a particular reputation for his skill in restorative and cosmetic dentistry, including the all-on-four technique, straightening teeth using invisible orthodontic aligners, and dental implants.
When James is not at the practice he spends most of his time with his family. His interests are anything outdoors from Rugby to skiing.
BDS (Wales) 2000
GDC No. 78248
Katherine qualified from Cardiff Dental School in July 2000 with BDS, and then completed a year of vocational training.
She began working as an associate with Keith Morgan in 2001, practicing in Cwmbran, Caerleon. She then moved to Malpas Road in January 2009.
Katherine enjoys all aspects of dentistry especially crown and bridgework. She has a special interest in treating more anxious patients and spends time building up their confidence.
BDS (Wales) 1990
GDC No. 65114
Anthony graduated from Cardiff Dental Hospital in June 1988 and has been in general practice in Caerleon for 20 years before moving to Malpas in Jan 2009. He works 1 day a week in Malpas and the rest of the week in his own practice in Monmouth.
Anthony enjoys all aspects of general dental practice and has recently undergone training in Smile redesign, and placement of cosmetic all porcelain restorations. He is interested in and am trained in the treatment of patients with tension headaches and posture problems with removable appliances.
He has undergone training in the use of Botox for the treatment of wrinkles to the forehead and around the eyes.
His dental nurse Margot is registered with the General dental Council and has worked with me for over 20 years and therefore has a good understanding of how he work and is very experienced.
Anthony also work in the access centre dealing with very nervous patients with dental emergencies and have a lot of experience with patients who consider themselves to be “difficult” or “awkward”.
Anthony is married with 2 teenage children and enjoy spending time with my family, walking my dogs and playing 5 a side football in his spare time.
MFDS RCS (Eng) 2006, BDS (Wales) 2004
GDC No. 83721
Ben Currie qualified from the University of Wales College of Medicine in 2004. After this completed two years of General Professional Training which involved one year solely working as an associate in NHS general practice and two six monthly posts as a senior house officer in both the Community Dental Service based in Merthyr Tydfil (treating mainly children) and the Hospital Dental Service at Cardiff Dental Hospital. During this two year period he gained the postgraduate qualification MFDS from the Royal College of Surgeons in London.
This two year period gave him valuable experience in many aspects of clinical dentistry before joining Malpas Dental Practice in 2006.
BDS (Lond) 2013
GDC No. 244513
Morgan Campbell qualified from Kings College London in 2013. She completed her Foundation Dental Training in the London deanery, and went on to complete a general duties core training post at Kings College Hospital, which involved rotating through several dental specialties. This broadened her skill set in managing more complex dental problems.
In 2015, Morgan completed further post-graduate exams to gain her Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons (MFDS) from the Royal College of Surgeons.
Morgan has worked in dental practices in London and Hampshire for several years, before relocating to South Wales. She began working at Malpas Dental Practice in 2019.
She enjoys all aspects of dentistry. She has a strong belief in preventative dentistry, and places great emphasis on patient care and comfort.
She has a friendly and relaxed approach, which makes patients feel at ease. She is experienced in delivering a wide range of treatments in a comfortable and professional manner.
BSc Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy (Birm) 2013
GDC no. 244066
Stephanie graduated from the University of Birmingham 2013 as a Dental Therapist with a distinction in Clinical Hygiene.
Following university, she completed the Introduction scheme under the Cardiff Deanery for a year which gave her an excellent insight into working in general practice.
Since then she has worked in a few NHS dental practices before settling in Malpas in Feb 19.
On referral from the dentists she can complete adult fillings and all aspects of paediatric dentistry as well as regular scaling and polishing and other gum treatments.
She loves spending time making anxious patients feel comfortable and more confident in the chair.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with my family and taking time out at a yoga class.
CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1998
GDC No. 5451
Sian qualifiied in Cardiff in 1998 and was awarded the oral B award for outstanding achievement Sian is an experienced hygienist with excellent patient care and is sympathetic and caring to patients needs and concerns.
Sian has worked in the Malpas dental practice since 2005 so has got to know patients well.
CEB Dip Dent Hygiene
GDC no. 4665
My name is Catherine McGurk and I am one of the Hygienists at Portman. I Qualified at Glasgow Dental Hospital in 1994, where I was awarded Student of the Year for Dental Health promotion. Since qualifying I have worked for the NHS as well as in the private sector. I am married with a teenage daughter. I enjoy travelling and musical theatre. Oral Health Promotion is one of my passions especially for children and I visit primary schools in my spare time to raise awareness of it’s importance.
Debbie qualified as a dental nurse in 1985 and has worked at Malpas Dental Care as Ian’s nurse from 1983-2000 when she left to have her son. She returned to work in 2003 as Practice manager in our Caerleon practice and later Keith and Debbie bought Malpas Dental Care in 2005 it felt like going home.
Debbie loves her job and working with the dedicated team who strive to put you at your ease. We now have Investors in People Gold standard and we have been BDA Good Practice since 2008.
Debbie feels confident the team will help you through you journey with us.
She takes part in marathons to raise money for charity mainly children’s charity, so if you see her running please give a wave of encouragement.
Front of desk is the responsibility of our very experienced receptionists, Amanda, Sue, Deb Lane and Donna Berry.
They are your first point of contact with the practice and will welcome you warmly. If you have any problems or worries please do not hesitate to ask them.
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